You wrote a birth plan, because birth is a big deal. But did you write a postnatal care plan? After your baby is born, your… Read More »Have you written a postnatal care plan yet?
We are on a girlie week-end, climbing hills in the Derbyshire dales, and staying in a bed and breakfast. We are all escaping motherhood… Read More »If you don’t pee in front of your partner, think twice about having him at the birth of your baby.
What do you say when you hear the words “I’m terrified that I’m going to harm my baby” Those words are ones that would be… Read More »“I’m scared I’m going to harm my baby…”
After over 10 years of teaching birth preparation classes, and having taught over 1000 couples, here are my definitive five top birth preparation tips: 1.… Read More »My All Time Top 5 Tips for Birth Preparation
When I was pregnant with my first baby, I knew I wanted a natural, drug free birth. I had heard that giving birth hurts, and… Read More »Why Giving Birth is not like running a marathon, part one.
“I’m in two different worlds. Two completely different worlds. It’s strange. It’s hard”. These words were uttered by a client of mine, over the phone. … Read More »Split Personality Midwifery: who has the power?
Valentine’s day. A time for romantic love. Just the two of you, together, with soft music on in the background, candle light, and a meal… Read More »Keep the Love Flowing this Valentine’s day: Plan a Natural Birth
I was at the wonderful Association of Radical Midwives conference last week, and the gorgeous Virginia Howes talked about the new fly on the wall… Read More »Five things you shouldn’t let the NHS do for your labour…